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1st Shift Production Supervisor

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/13/2017 6:50:29 PM
  • 2942665
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): United States; Florida; Pensacola


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


GE Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. We take the earth’s most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.



GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The 1st Shift Production Supervisor will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the 1st Shift Production Supervisor, you will:

  • Develop production line manufacturing plans consistent with the goals and objectives of the operations department annual budget plan
  • Arrange for and provide adequate staffing to meet the production schedules set by production planning consistent with the onsite budget and with current business levels
  • Provide direction to support needs of each production area, including manpower, work assignments, scheduling of overtime, and training
  • Be responsible for reviewing and maintaining department expense budgets and for explanations for all variances
  • Strive to keep all variances related to achieving business objectives, monitoring increases and decreases in production demand
  • Support, encourage and facilitate Lean Manufacturing principles by providing adequate time for training and for project teams to accomplish continuous improvement projects
  • Work to maintain and further develop a Visual Workplace including support for a 5-S program, active project boards, performance measure charts, and training program status boards
  • Develop and support the growth of all employees
  • Support all company workplace policies including attendance and safety objectives
  • Work with HR to develop a performance oriented work environment encompassing timely performance appraisals, probationary reviews for new employees, timely disciplinary action when warranted and compensation programs which encourage employees to excel
  • Strive to maintain an accident-free work environment by frequently leading safety training sessions and cultivating a safety mindset throughout the production team
  • Help to coordinate NPI (New Product Introduction) efforts with NPI Manufacturing Engineers and A-Technicians to ensure successful product fulfillment capabilities


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Industrial Management, Supply Chain or Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 3 years of manufacturing experience



Desired Characteristics:
  • Six Sigma training or equivalent quality training
  • Ability to plan, communicate and execute
  • Ability to deal fairly and equitably with all employees
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to lead projects utilizing project management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to train and develop hire potential employees

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Locations: United States; Florida; Pensacola

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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